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Re: Lun-A-tic L-U-natics

From:Kristian Jensen <kljensen@...>
Date:Sunday, December 20, 1998, 20:00
Steg Belsky wrote:

>I don't know why....just for some reason, i've always pronounced >"lunatic" differently whether it's a noun or a verb. > >Noun (crazy person) = /'lunatik/ >Adjective (crazy) = /lu'n&tik/ (with the flap t of "butter") > >So, for instance, i call Sally's project the "lunAtic survey", and >the After Dark screensaver game "lunAtic fringe", but ask my >brother if he's a "lUnatic" when he does something crazy. > >Is this incorrect? >Does it make me a lunatic? :)
No, it would make you [lu'n&rik] person. 8-) Cheers, -Kristian- 8-)